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Hristo Alexiev took over the management of MTITC from Georgi Todorov
16.09.2021

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Minister Georgi Todorov called on the EC for assistance given the heavy traffic for road carriers at border crossing points
31.08.2021

Heavy traffic for passenger and freight road carriers at some intra-EU border crossing points impedes cross-border traffic between Bulgaria and Romania. This is what a letter sent by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov to the European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean reads.

Centralized system will control the run of trains on the section with 16 railway stations from Svetovrachane to Sopot
29.08.2021

A centralized dispatch system will control in real time the run of trains on the 138-kilometer section from Svetovrachane to Sopot. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the system implementation process. It is located in the Unified Center for Train Traffic Management at Sofia Railway Station. BGN 9,855,361 without VAT have been allocated for its implementation, and the deadline for implementation is July 2022.

Georgi Todorov: We are investing BGN 185 million to improve safety along the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas
28.08.2021

With the construction of modern management and security systems on the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas we significantly increase the safety of railway transport in the area. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the visit of Railway Traffic Management Center in Plovdiv.

First 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel in our country dug
24.08.2021

The first 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel ever built in Bulgaria have already been dug. It is 7 km long and is a component of the large-scale Elin Pelin-Kostenets Railway Project, whose implementation started a little over a month ago.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed the Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”
16.07.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed Angel Zaburtov from the post of Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”.

By another ordinance Minister Georgi Todorov announced a procedure for the selection of Director General of the state company under the Public Enterprises Act and the regulations for its implementation.

Validation of a postcard dedicated to the establishment of RAEA
12.07.2021

The Railway Administration Executive Agency has established itself as a guarantor for the sustainable development and safe operation of railway transport. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications stated this at an event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the agency.

Georgi Todorov: Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic between Bulgaria and Romania
01.07.2021

Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic and maintain the functioning of the Green Lanes between Bulgaria and Romania, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during a meeting with the State Secretary ат the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania Adrian Covăsnianu in Vidin.

Georgi Todorov: Protection of children’s lives and health on the road is a priority
29.06.2021

Protecting the lives and health of children on the road is a top priority. This was stated in Karlovo by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the opening of a playground for training of children on road safety.

Bulgaria supports the idea of designating seafarers as key workers
25.06.2021

I supported the idea of Bulgaria's accession to the UN resolution, according to which "seafarers and other marine personnel" will be designated as key workers, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said at the opening of the International Maritime Forum in Burgas today. "At the end of May, I sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the accession of our country to the joint resolution.

Georgi Todorov: We established new work organization to the inspectors of Road Transport Administration Executive Agency
18.06.2021

Since the beginning of June, there is new work organization to the inspectors Road Transport Administration Executive Agency. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at the start of the non-scheduled inspections of the Road Transport Administration Executive Agency for control of passenger and cargo transportation.

Georgi Todorov: Restrictions on road transport have serious consequences for the EU
10.06.2021

The suspension or restriction of road transport has serious consequences on the economy and the quality of life in all EU Member States, as stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov in Plovdiv during the opening of the automobile exhibition - TRUCK EXPO 2021.

Deputy Minister Andreeva participated in a Ministerial Meeting on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal
08.06.2021

An Integrated Maritime Policy is a key factor in the recovery of the European economy after the pandemic. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated at the framework of a Ministerial Conference on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal.  The event took place today in Lisbon, Portugal, on the occasion of June 8 –  World Oceans Day.

Minister Jeliazkov: Passenger service in an organized manner will be provided during the modernization of Sofia Railway Junction
28.04.2021

Passenger service in an organized manner will be provided with regard to the implementation of the project for development of Sofia Railway Junction, in the section Sofia-Voluyak. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov stated at the opening of a Press Conference of the Management of National Railway Infrastructure Company and Bulgarian State Railways in connection with the coordinated actions of implementing the reconstruction and ensuring the comfort of passengers.

Minister Jeliazkov: Railway rolling stock will be financed with European funds for the first time
25.02.2021

Rolling stock for BDZ will be financed with European funds for the first time under the Recovery and Resilience Facility of the European Union, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an online discussion on "Railway transport development prospects in Bulgaria”.

Министър Желязков: За месец изградихме основните модули на здравно-информационна система
16.02.2021

The pandemic can be also seen as an opportunity, not just as a problem - an example is that in a month have been created the main modules of a health information system, which has been discussed for years and which gives us a completely different approach to the health system. Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an international video conference forum organized by the world economic edition The Economist.

Bulgarian seafarer received a world award for heroism
17.12.2020

The Bulgarian seafarer Eduard Tavityan received the annual award of the International Maritime Organization for outstanding courage. He was nominated by the Bulgarian government in connection with his remarkable dedication and professionalism in saving lives.

On October 9, 2019, Eduard Tavityan, an engineer on board a ferry, threw himself into the stormy waters of the ocean to rescue a passenger who fell overboard.

Sea rescue is one of the most valiant human deeds, according to the motives of the international organization for awarding the prize.

Росен Желязков откри участък от третата линия на метрото
26.08.2020

The third stage of the metro provides connectivity from the airport to the stations and bus stations, which will allow a very fast spillover of passenger flows between different modes of transport. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov, who together with the Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova and the Director of the Sofia Metro Stoyan Bratoev, inaugurated a section of the third line of the metro.

Министър Желязков даде старт на реконструкцията на гаровия комплекс в Стара Загора
28.07.2020

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov launched the reconstruction of the railway station complex at Stara Zagora . The term for the implementation of the activities is 24 months.

Росен Желязковоткри жп участък Скутаре-Оризово
28.07.2020

The modernization of Plovdiv – Bourgas railway line faces us with the challenges of the new digital world where human mistakes will be reduced to zero and the main goal will be the satisfaction of the travelling not the speed of the travel, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the opening today in Belozem of the rail section Skutare – Orizovo. It is part of the “Plovdiv – Bourgas” project.

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